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Halloween ComicFest returns this year with more free comics!


Diamond Comic Distributors today announced that this Halloween, 13 mini-comics will be available at your local comic book shop. They will be given out much like the ones given out on Free Comic Book Day. You can find out more about Halloween ComicFest on their various social media channels:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/halloweencomicfests

Twitter: http://twitter.com/halloweencomic

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/halloweencf

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/HalloweenComicFest13

See full press release below.


Trick-or-Treat with Mini-Comics This Halloween

Halloween ComicFest mini-comic packs are available to preorder from comic book shops, available in stores on September 28th

(Baltimore, MD)—(June 30, 2016)—Be the coolest house on the block this Halloween by handing out comic books to trick-or-treaters with the Halloween ComicFest mini-comic packs. Each pack contains 25 mini-comics appropriate for readers of all ages and is available to pre-order exclusively from your local comic book shop. Mini-comic packs will be available for pick-up and purchase starting September 28th and throughout the month of October leading up to Halloween.

Give kids an extra treat in their Halloween goodie bags with 13 great mini-comic titles to choose from, including Archie’s Madhouse, The BoooOOOoooM! Box Halloween Special, Grumpy Cat, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Manga, Pokémon X&Y, and more. Each pack carries a retail price of $4.99 and contains 25 copies each of a single kid-friendly mini-comic title. Parents, educators, comic book fans—and of course, dentists!—can feel at ease knowing they are providing kids with a healthier alternative to candy while giving kids a fun surprise on Halloween.

The mini-comics are a perfect alternative or complement to Halloween candy,” said Halloween ComicFest spokesperson Michael Moccio. “You won’t have to worry about dietary preferences or restrictions with these fun stories that inspire kids to read. This makes them perfect to pass out on Halloween, use as party favors, or give as classroom treats!”

For an easier ordering process, fans are encouraged to download the Mini-Comic Order Sheet to fill out and place orders at their local comic shop. You can learn more about Halloween ComicFest, reading a description of each mini-comic and download the order sheet at www.halloweencomicfest.com. To find a comic shop to order the mini-comic packs, visit www.comicshoplocator.com.

ABOUT HALLOWEEN COMICFEST—Halloween ComicFest (HCF) is an annual event held the Saturday before Halloween where participating comic book specialty shops across North America and beyond celebrate the season by giving away HCF comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. For 2016, the event takes place on Saturday, October 29th and is the perfect opportunity to introduce friends and family to the many reasons why comic shops are a great destination for Halloween themed comic books, products and merchandise. For more information, visit www.halloweencomicfest.com.

© 2016 Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. All rights reserved. Diamond, the Diamond logo, Halloween ComicFest, PREVIEWS, and its logos are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Diamond Comic Distributors in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective copyright owners.

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